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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  113 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Arts Education, and the Environment

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Ohio nonprofits for programs that will benefit residents in eligible communities. Preliminary applications are due April 10. Funding will be awarded to programs in the ar... GrantWatch ID#: 180098

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Artists, and Cultural Institutions for Contemporary Arts Pr...

Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants starting at $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists, nonprofit organizations, art production platforms, festivals, and cultural institutions for projects in the contemporary arts. LOIs are due May 5. The Fund supports pr... GrantWatch ID#: 179287

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works That Promote Diversity

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. An application workshop ... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants and In-Kind Consultations to Sonoma County, California Musicians and Bands for Career Advancement

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of $2,500 and in-kind consulting services to Sonoma County, California individual musicians or bands for career-advancing activities. This program helps local musicians through a combination of grant funding and one-on-one consultations with ... GrantWatch ID#: 181726

Grants to California Nonprofits to Strengthen the Folk and Traditional Arts

Deadline: 07/17/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to California small nonprofit organizations to promote the traditional and folk art forms. This program is intended to maximize impact for organizations operating on a small budget. Projects may be related to cultural continui... GrantWatch ID#: 171950

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Presenting Organizations to Promote Contemporary American Mus...

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations to improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. Funding will be provided f... GrantWatch ID#: 164730

Grants to Bay Area, California Individual Artists for New Performing and Media Artwork

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of up to $7,500 to Bay Area, California individual artists working in the dance, performing, theater, opera, music, musical theater, and media arts. Playwrights may apply as long as the proposed project results in a performance event for a pu... GrantWatch ID#: 173161

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs that Protect Native American Culture and Preserve Ecological Resources

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $35,000 to USA nonprofits to strengthen and protect Native American cultures, to support underserved communities, to preserve environmental resources, and for media projects that focus on current critical issues. Fundin... GrantWatch ID#: 176851

Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits for Stringed Instruments for Children's Music Programs

Deadline: 06/30/17

Matching grants to USA nonprofits and K-12 schools to equip music programs with stringed instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. Funding is intended to give children nationwi... GrantWatch ID#: 178727

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth and Education, and Economic Opportunity

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding may be requested for direct-services pro... GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Programs

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents by focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in kinderg... GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to USA and Territories K-12 Schools and Nonprofits to Support Classical Music Education Programs

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of up to $500 to USA and Territories K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations for the enrichment of existing music education programs. Priority will be given for the purchase of tickets for students to attend live classical music performances... GrantWatch ID#: 181365

Awards to USA, Canada, and US Virgin Islands Schools for Outstanding Literary Magazines

Deadline: 07/01/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and US Virgin Islands middle schools and secondary schools to recognize outstanding literary magazines published in the previous academic year. The intention of this program is to promote the quality of school literary magazin... GrantWatch ID#: 157412

In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofit and Government Museums for Organizational Evaluation and Planning

Deadline: 07/01/17

In-kind grants valued at $4,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and government museums to evaluate their operations and prepare for the future. This program can assist museums with the following types of assessments: collections stewardship assessm... GrantWatch ID#: 163856

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education on Water Scarcity or Technology to Address Water Issues

Deadline: 07/01/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 and one significantly larger grant to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that address water-related issues. Smaller grants are intended for STEAM projects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) ... GrantWatch ID#: 171781

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Science, Environment, Culture, and Social Welfare

Deadline: 07/01/17

Grants to California, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, and Florida nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has office locations. Funding is awarded to programs that promote environmental conservation, social welfare, cros... GrantWatch ID#: 172459

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline: 07/01/17

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Marylan... GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that build a vibrant, just, and inclusive Jewish community. Funding is primarily intended to support proposals that are national in scope, and that address one or more of the following ... GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Funding and Licensing Opportunity for USA Producers and Production Companies for Media on Pacific Islanders

Deadline: 07/07/17

Funding opportunities of up to $15,000 and up to $50,000 to USA and territories television, video and film producers and production entities for the licensing of media productions presenting the Pacific Islander experience. Consideration will be giv... GrantWatch ID#: 172788

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Dance Programs for Disadvantaged Children

Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA community organizations, nonprofits, public schools, and governmental agencies for dance education programs that serve children from disadvantaged communities or low-income areas. Funding is intended for programs that ... GrantWatch ID#: 173145

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Health, Human Services, Culture, Education, and Employment

Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $25,000, and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to positively impact the funding source’s communities. Applications are accepted from organizations working in the following are... GrantWatch ID#: 181533

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Design Professional Foreign Exchange Programming

Deadline: 07/13/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for the development of highly-customized, professionally substantive projects as part of a professional foreign exchange program. Programs will offer participants a well-paced, well-balanced, and varied... GrantWatch ID#: 181767

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Mental Health, Human Services, Arts, and Civic Programs

Deadline: 07/14/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations (excluding those in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota) for community benefit programs. Priority funding is intended for K-12 education and children's mental health, but may also be requested for human services, ... GrantWatch ID#: 171602

Grants to Los Angeles Area, California Teachers, Schools and Arts Organizations for Performing Arts Programs

Deadline: 07/14/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Los Angeles Area, California teachers, schools, and organizations to support middle and high school performing arts activities. Funding may be used to purchase necessary materials to support arts programming. Performing art... GrantWatch ID#: 173869

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Cooperative and Collaborative K-12 Education

Deadline: 08/31/17
LOI Date: 07/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society, and to come together on common issues. LOIs are due by July 15. The Foundation seeks to meet... GrantWatch ID#: 150593

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits to Promote Understanding and Communication Between the Two Nations

Deadline: 08/31/17
LOI Date: 07/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for projects that foster mutual understanding and communication between citizens of the two countries. LOIs are due by July 15. Applications are invited for public opinion and communication projects th... GrantWatch ID#: 150594

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Grants to USA Artists and Craftspersons to Support the Creation of New Work

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants of $1,500 to USA artists and craftspersons who are engaged in or are planning a new craft or visual art project. Applicants must live and work in the United States and have a developed body of work. A jury of art professionals and/or artists ... GrantWatch ID#: 157319

Grants to Venice, California Nonprofits and Community Organizations for Programs Focused on Youth and Families

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Venice, California nonprofits and community organizations for services and programs targeted to youth and families. Funding will be awarded for activities that advance the goals of the organization. The funding source's gra... GrantWatch ID#: 171967

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California Nonprofits to Present Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Film

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small nonprofit arts organizations for innovative artistic presentations. Eligible artistic disciplines include dance, theater, music, visual arts, film, and interdisciplina... GrantWatch ID#: 174731

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California Arts Nonprofits for Programs and Facilities Upgrades

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California nonprofit arts organizations for special projects related to facility upgrades or artistic programming. Potential applicants must contact the funding source well in advance of the applic... GrantWatch ID#: 174733

Grants to USA and Russia Scholars and Professionals for Projects that Promote Social Benefit and Collaboration

Deadline: 07/24/17

Grants of up to $2,500 plus travel assistance to USA and Russia scholars and professionals for projects that address societal challenges and strengthen collaboration between the two countries. Candidates may use funding to develop and implement an o... GrantWatch ID#: 178773

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Grants to USA and Russia Professionals for Projects that Positively Impact Both Societies

Deadline: 07/24/17

Grants of up to $1,000 and additional funds for travel and logistics to USA and Russia individual professionals to develop and implement original projects that will positively impact the societies of both countries. Selected participants will travel... GrantWatch ID#: 181801

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Grants to USA and Turkey Artists for Turkish Arts and Cultural Projects and Residencies in the USA

Deadline: 07/31/17

Grants to USA and Turkey dancers, film makers, and other types of artists for Turkish-related arts and cultural projects and residencies. This program provides project grants as well as residencies for both emerging and established artists in an eff... GrantWatch ID#: 178142

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education Program Support and Product Donations

Deadline: 09/30/17
LOI Date: 07/31/17

Grants averaging $2,500 and product donations to USA nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by July 31, 2017. Funding is intended to improve access to mus... GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for an Innovative Idea to Positively Impact the World

Deadline: 07/31/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual to support an innovative idea that will catalyze positive global change. The prize winner will receive a large budget and technical support in order to launch their idea. Nominations will be consid... GrantWatch ID#: 180556

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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Produce Print Publications Promoting Art Projects and Exhibits

Deadline: 09/15/17
LOI Date: 08/01/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in all states except for New Mexico to cover direct costs for catalogs and other such publications needed for contemporary art projects and exhibitions. A letter of inquiry is due August 1. Fun... GrantWatch ID#: 158627

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art that is Chicago-Based or ...

Deadline: 10/16/17
LOI Date: 08/01/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the understanding and appreciation of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1. The funding source has a par... GrantWatch ID#: 170093

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Children, Education, and Family Programming

Deadline: 08/01/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states with a focus on education, the arts, and the family, with priority given to programs serving children and the elderly. Examples of past grant recipients are: Boys & Girls Clubs,... GrantWatch ID#: 171207

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Grants to California Nonprofits for Environment, Health, Music, and Education

Deadline: 08/01/17

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of environment, health, and music programming. Funding may also be requested for programs that provide educational opportunities in the areas of arts and environment. The Foundat... GrantWatch ID#: 180885

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Music Education

Deadline: 08/01/17

Grants ranging from $100 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that provide music education to children and youth throughout the nation. Particular interest is given to organizations that take innovative approaches, oper... GrantWatch ID#: 181377

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Maritime Heritage Preservation and Interpretation

Deadline: 08/04/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for the preservation and interpretation of maritime heritage. Applicants must consult with the appropriate officer in developing an application. This program supports projects with... GrantWatch ID#: 158365

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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Monterey County for Community Development, Arts, and Human Servic...

Deadline: 08/04/17

Grants to Monterey County, California nonprofit organizations and public agencies to promote vibrant, safe, and healthy communities. Program areas include children and youth; health and human services; community development; environment and animal w... GrantWatch ID#: 180122

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Humanities Radio, Television, and Film Productions

Deadline: 08/09/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for the production of humanities-themed media projects. Applicants must ensure the required online registrations by July 11 and July 25. Funding may be requested for television, ra... GrantWatch ID#: 178020

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Humanities TV, Film, and Radio Programs

Deadline: 08/09/17

Grants ranging from $40,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for the development of media projects in the humanities. Applicants must comply with the required online registration deadlines on July 11 and July 25. Eli... GrantWatch ID#: 178021

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Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits and Individuals for International Theater Collaborations and Travel Pro...

Deadline: 09/13/17
Conference Date: 08/09/17

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of $10,000 to USA and territories nonprofit theater organizations and individuals to promote cultural exchanges with their international counterparts. Two types of funding are available: travel grants to foster new ... GrantWatch ID#: 151794

Award to a USA, Canada, and International Individual for Excellence in Historical Performance

Deadline: 08/15/17

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, and International individual scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or edition... GrantWatch ID#: 158738

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Grants to California Nonprofits for Animal Protection, Land or Wildlife Conservation, and Performing Arts

Deadline: 08/15/17

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations for animal protection, land and wildlife conservation, agricultural purposes, preservation of land in its natural state, and opera, symphony, and civic organiz... GrantWatch ID#: 171333

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, College Readiness, Workforce, Financial Literacy, Housing,...

Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects. The following grant cate... GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Support Chamber Music Training for Amateur Musicians

Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is available to reduce registration fees for participants, to subsidize coaches’ salaries, ... GrantWatch ID#: 180316

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Grants to Livermore, California Arts Nonprofits and Individuals for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Livermore, California individual artists, arts nonprofits, and other arts organizations to expand arts opportunities for the local community. Requests will be considered for a broad range of arts and cultural endeavors. ... GrantWatch ID#: 173821

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